Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word pala.

Definition for the Tagalog word pala:

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[enclitic]  after all; surprisingly; indeed; so; oh, I just realized; said after a fact one has just discovered

Root: pala

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Aka ko bibisita lang si Ann sa kapatíd niyá sa America. Hindî ko alám na tuluyan na palá siyáng doón títirá
I thought Ann was just going to visit her sibling in America. I did not know that she would already live there eventually.
Gumágabí na palá
It's becoming night/dark already!
Maalala ko palá... 
Which reminds me, ... / By the way, ...
Hindî ko alám na idinaos na palá ang kasál nilá
I didn't know they got married.
Nagtátrabaho pa palá kayó roón
So you're still working there. (formal) (indicates surprise)
Sa tahanan lang palá matátagpuán ang tunay na kaligayahan
I realize that true happiness can be found at home.
Dumatíng palá si John. 
John came (surprisingly). / John came after all.
Oo ngâ palá, akó na
Oh, yes! It's my turn now! (I didn't realize!)
Hindî ko namalayan na umuwî na palá si David.
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I did not realize that David already went home.
Nabanggít nga pala ni Alice na bakâ hindî siyá makapuntá sa kasál mo
By the way, Alice mentioned that she may not be able to go to your wedding.
Biglâng naisip ni Jane na mahál na palá niyá si Dick. 
Jane suddenly came to realize that she already loves Dick.
Hindî naramdamán ni Tom na may dumukot na palá ng pitaka niyá sa bulsá
Tom did not notice that someone already picked his wallet from his pocket.
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2:pala  Play audioSave to Flash Cards
[noun]  shovel; spade

3:pa  Play audioSave to Flash Cards
[noun]  blessing; grace; favor

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Related Filipino Words:
papalasiyangá palápagpapagantimpamapalâ
Related English Words:
soafter allsurprisinglyindeedoh i just realized
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